Comments on: Happy Halloween! This and that about baseball stats. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:01:55 +0000 hourly 1 By: Kahuna Tuna Wed, 02 Nov 2011 06:13:26 +0000 Jimmy Bloodworth
John Candelaria (fits under “candy” or “candle”)
Tim Teufel (German for “devil”)
Phil Todt (German for “dead man”)
Jeff Dedmon
Chih Fang Pan (outfielder in the A’s system)
J.P. Howell
Mysterious Walker
Andy Tomberlin

Reggie Jackson (Mr. October)
Ozzie Smith (The Wizard)

By: Don Tue, 01 Nov 2011 17:45:35 +0000 2 treats for you -- chocolate and beer!

By: DoubleDiamond Tue, 01 Nov 2011 02:46:08 +0000 I also noticed that Danny Graves pitched in that Young, Frank, and Stynes game, too. Batting leadoff for Cincinnati that day was Pokey Reese "s Pieces". Reggie "Bar" Sanders pinch hit for Graves late in that game.

The Astros players that day included Jeff Bagwell. Bringing home trick or treat candy in a bag, well, that's how it's done. Unless you use an old pillow case. Also Dave "I want a" Clark "Bar". (My usual Chris Berman name for him is Dave Clark "Thirty-Five", a reference to the number he wore for at least part of his career as well as to the 1960s British group the Dave Clark Five.)

By: Cam Tue, 01 Nov 2011 01:16:02 +0000 Oh, and

By: Cam Tue, 01 Nov 2011 01:14:20 +0000 @#7,
So was I

By: TWE Tue, 01 Nov 2011 00:18:06 +0000 Unfortunately, I couldn't find a copy online, but I had a picture from the newspaper of Roger McDowell wearing a giant ogre halloween mask - I'm pretty sure it was during his Phillies years ('89 - '91). That year, I had him on my Strat-o-Matic team, and my "playing" photocopy of his S-o-M card had the 'R' of his first name accidentally cut off. So I taped the picture to the back of the card, and for the rest of the year, my long man in the bullpen was "Oger McDowell."

I had a monster year...

By: Doug Mon, 31 Oct 2011 23:06:39 +0000 Or Rip Sewell.

By: Don Mon, 31 Oct 2011 21:21:27 +0000 Tony Witchousky was not even corporeal:

Height: 0' 0", Weight: 0 lb.

By: Mike L Mon, 31 Oct 2011 21:00:32 +0000 Did anyone add Rip Collins?

By: Dark Mon, 31 Oct 2011 19:49:33 +0000 Al Dark (Blackie or the Swamp Fox)

A swamp fox doesn't sound like something you'd want to run into. Somehow he finished 3rd in MVP voting with 3.8 WAR and 3 homers. Still won the ROY.